Undergraduate Study
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Environmental Engineering Major
ABET Objectives & Outcomes

The bachelor of science in environmental engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Student enrollment and graduation data from this program are available on the McCormick School website.


BSEE Program Educational Objectives BSEE Student Outcomes

1. Excel in the engineering practice, research, and management associated with the protection and conservation of ecological and human health.

O1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics including using modern tools.

O8. Understanding of concepts of professional practice and the roles and responsibilities of public institutions and private organizations pertaining to environmental engineering.

2. Play key roles in the analysis of the behavior of complex natural and engineered environmental systems, and design infrastructure in a sustainable way to meet societal needs.

O1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics including using modern tools.

O2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.

O4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.

O5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.

3. Apply their broad environmental engineering training to excel and become leaders in a diverse range of professions, including engineering consulting, industry, medicine, law, government, communication, and education.

O1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics including using modern tools.

O2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors. (O3)  Ability to communicate effectively.

O4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.

O7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

4. Think critically, behave ethically, and consider the technical and social consequences of their work, especially as it affects the health, safety, and environment of both ecological and human communities.

O4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.

O7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

5. Apply their knowledge creatively and innovatively throughout their careers to meet the challenges posed by a rapidly changing world.

O1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics including using modern tools.

O3. an ability to communicate (written and/or orally) effectively with a range of audiences.

O5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.

O6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusion.

O7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

*Outcome "l" is an additional outcome specified by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers.